Product Reviews

Product Review: Camille Rose Naturals Curl Maker!

 

Hey Curlies! ❤

Forgive my break, it’s been a busy couple of weeks…but I’m back and with a product review!

Camille Rose Naturals Curl Maker!

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Product Description via – CRN

GET DEFINED, SHINEY AND MANAGEABLE CURLS WITH POMEGRANATE SEED OIL, MARSHMALLOW AND AGAVE LEAF EXTRACTS . YOUR HAIR WILL HAVE AMAZING CURL DEFINITION, BOUNCE AND MOISTURE THAT EVERY CURL OR COIL WILL LOVE! PERFECT FOR WASH AND GO STYLING. ($22.00/ 12 OZ.)

 How To Apply: Apply an ample amount to clean, conditioned and detangled hair. Section soaking wet hair with fingers and distribute from root to the tips of your hair. Make sure hair is wet while using this jelly. Re-wet sections that are drying. Finger style your hair and let air dry. A micro fiber towel may be used for faster drying.

 Ingredients: Dionized water, pectin, coco nucifera(coconut )oil, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, panthenol, ricinus communis (caster) seed oil, althaea officinalis (marshmallow) root extract, agava americana leaf extract, equisetum arvense (horsetail) extract, urtica dioica (nettle) leaf extract, corn starch, xanthan gum,  chondrus (seaweed) crispus, polysorbate 20, tocopheryl acetate (vitanin E), cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12), phenoxyethanol (optiphen nd) caprylyl glycol, fragance (parfum) and LOVE!

Size: 12oz


Ok..so my review…

If you follow my Instagram then you might’ve seen my 12 sec video where I explained how much I was loving my hair because of Camille Rose Natural’s Curl Maker. You already know my favorite styler (Eco Styler Gel), so I never buy stylers because I simply have found thee one. But! I heard so many good things about this styler and decided to give it a try. Plus, I can always use it on my daughter’s 4a hair if it doesn’t work well on my 3a-3c hair. It was hard to find. It says select Target stores, and they really mean select Target stores LOL. In my area, these products were mainly in “urban” Targets if you know what I mean. I finally found mine after going to three different Target’s! When I looked online for the Target’s that carried it, it said it was there got there and it wasn’t. I found mine at the Compton Target.

Pros 🙂

  • I like the pump for jelly styler. A jelly is different from a gel because it has more a slip and the consistency isn’t as thick.
  • I like the natural ingredients it offers
  • I like the shine that it gives my hair
  • Great for moisture and refreshing my curls
  • If you want definition but no crunch, this product is for you

Cons 😦

  • It leaves my hair sticky
  • I only get one day out of my wash and go
  • The price ($19.99)! My friend found her Camille Rose for $11 at Target!
  • Only found in select Target locations

Would I purchase again?

Maybe…

I say maybe because…I’ve been in the natural hair gang (pats fro, lol) for some time now. Because of this I’m no longer a product junkie. I know what works for my hair and what will not just by reading the ingredients and looking at the product. I have found my styler and my hair loves it.

HOWEVER….

It’s great for refreshing my curls instead of using it for a wash and go. I spritz my curls (usually in the back) with Aloe Vera Juice and then I take a pump or two of Camille Rose Natural’s Curl Maker and apply it by smoothing it in and I’m good to go. To stretch that section I make sure that it’s mostly dry, then I will pineapple with a scarf while I get ready. I take off my scarf and I will have moisturized shiny and defined curls 🙂

I will definitely purchase more of their other products!

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Camille Rose Naturals Curl Maker first day hair.

Have you tried Camille Rose Naturals Curl Maker? Or any of their other products? Did you like them?

Until next time Curlies! XO!

Love,

Rayna

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My Top 6 Leave-in Conditioners!

(Waves!) Hey Curlies! ❤

I live for a good leave in conditioner. A good leave in is essential, just like good shoes are essential to an outfit. In my opinion, a good leave in is a conditioner that can blend well with ANY product and leaves your hair soft, moisturized and ready for styling. I’m a wash n’ go type of gal…so if my leave in or moisturizer is NOT compatible with my beloved Eco Styler, then it’s a wrap. It has to leave my hair feeling soft and manageable. So, here we go in no particular order…

My top 6 leave in conditioners in 5, 4, 3, 2

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mixed chicks1. Mixed Chicks. I hated it at first because it didn’t do much for my hair when I had a lot of damage. It was sticky and I disliked the smell. But I revisited this product and fell in love with it. For some hair types it can be a leave in and styler because it does provide a slight hold and gives definition to your curls. I still don’t care for the smell, but it dissipates. I really dislike paying 20 bucks for it, but a little goes a long way! $19.99 Beauty Supplies, Target and online.



giovanni 2. Giovanni Direct Leave In Conditioner.  I fell in love with this conditioner which I stumbled across at Target. I love this leave in because it’s moisturizing and light. It blends well with other styling products and it’s extremely silky and leaves my hair so soft. I like the style of the bottle and the smell is heavenly and not too strong. I think almost every natural has tried this at least once. It’s under 10 bucks and leaves my hair feeling amazing. $7.99 Target, TJ Maxx, and select stores.



jbco3. Shea Moisture JBCO Strengthen Grow & Restore Leave-In Conditioner. I love this stuff. It’s not creamy and it’s not light, it’s in between which makes it perfect. I love Shea Moisture products so I may be a tad bias, but this stuff is goodness. Jamaican Black Castor Oil is known for it’s abilities to thicken and grow hair, so this product with that ingredient in it is a win for me. It also has all natural ingredients so it blends well with my beloved Eco Styler Gel and leaves my hair shiny and moisturized. $10.99 Target, CVS, Walgreens and online.



knottoday4. Kinky Curly Knot Today. Love this stuff, hate the size. Why does Kinky Curly play so much with their size?! Just stingy! Lol. This all natural goodness is AMAZING. So moisturizing. So silky and so smooth. Leaves my hair SO soft and shiny. I can’t describe the goodness in this bottle! I use this on special occasions because I’m cheap and I don’t want to run out. LOL. It’s not a whole lot for your buck, so I try to save as much as I can. If you haven’t tried this, you’re missing out! $11.99 Target, Simply Wholesome, Beauty Supplies and online.


 

sheacurl 5. Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie. This may not be a “leave in conditioner”, but it’s so amazing as a moisturizer I had to include it. Did I mention I LOVE Shea Moisture products LOL. It’s a little on the heavier side, very creamy so if you need a good layer to lock in your goodness try this. Sometimes I will skip the leave in and use this as if it were labeled a “leave in”. After all… I’m leaving it in, lol. It doesn’t mix with every product so beware. A little goes a LONG way. $10.99 Target, Walmart, CVS, Walgreens and online.


theconditioner6. Paul Mitchell The Conditioner. Yes gawd. This is my HOLY GRAIL. I learned about this conditioner through the beautiful MahagonyCurls on Youtube. I ran out and got it and it has been my everything ever since. I love this stuff! It even works as a moisturizer for your skin! A little goes a LONG way! The smell is great, the consistency is perfect and it mixes well with my beloved gel. I will forever buy this stuff. My wash n’ go’s seem to always act right with this as my base! It’s pricey, but SO worth it. I’ve had mine for close to a year! $19.99-$26.99 Beauty Supplies, ULTA select Targets and online.

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How to make sure your leave in mixes well with your styler: Some products don’t mix well together. It’s important to take a little of each product in your palms and rub them together. If it comes out clear, it can be layered on your hair with no white residue. If the two products are white and clumpy that’s how it will look on your hair. Before layering your products always mix in your palms before applying to your hair!

What are some of your favorite leave in conditioners?!

Until next time Curlies! XO!

Love,

Rayna

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